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NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 to open February 26

Feb 20, 2019 - 3:10 PM

Travel time from C3 Road to the North Luzon Expressway will be cut to only 10 minutes, says the Department of Public Works and Highways

LINK. NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 will link NLEX to Port Area in Manila. Photo from NLEX Corporation

Kevin Alas undergoes successful operation on injured knee

Feb 11, 2019 - 7:34 PM

Alas' father and Phoenix head coach Louie says his son is in 'high spirits' after the surgery

ROAD TO RECOVERY. Kevin Alas will head into recovery after going under the knife for the second time in two years. Photo by PBA Images


Guiao, NLEX mulling to shake up backcourt

Feb 09, 2019 - 4:02 PM

The fiery mentor hints that they could look at players they could acquire either through free agency or trade

CONSISTENCY. Yeng Guiao says NLEX's bevy of guards should be able to perform consistently with the absence of star backcourt pair Kiefer Ravena and Kevin Alas. Photo from PBA Images


Alas injury fuels Kiefer's hope for basketball return

Feb 09, 2019 - 3:35 PM

'If you have one comrade down, you’ll have to pick him up whether he can play or he can’t play,' says Kiefer Ravena

GETTING BACK. Kiefer Ravena admits that he really wanted to play together with Kevin Alas when his suspension is lifted. Photo by PBA Images

Hope not lost on Galanza after missing another clutch shot

Feb 08, 2019 - 9:59 PM

NLEX gets denied a third straight win after the former UE Red Warrior had his potential game-winning three-pointer blocked

ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT. Bong Galanza says he just has to train more to come through the clutch. Photo from PBA Images


Abueva secures game-winning block vs NLEX for perfect Phoenix

Feb 08, 2019 - 6:56 PM

The Fuel Masters stretch their winning streak to 5 games

UNSCATHED. Calvin Abueva delivers a double-double and the game-winning block for Phoenix. Photo from PBA Images


LOOK: Parts of NLEX closed for Skyway Stage 3 construction starting February 9

Feb 08, 2019 - 4:38 PM

Here are alternate routes for cars and trucks going to the Port Area in Manila

REROUTING. NLEX Corporation official talks about the traffic rerouting scheme for the construction of the Skyway Stage 3 project. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

5 games into PBA return, Kevin Alas injured again

Feb 04, 2019 - 7:18 PM

The spitfire guard reinjures the ACL on his right knee that sidelined him for two whole conferences in 2018

SIDELINED. Kevin Alas will miss significant time again. Photo from PBA Images


Alas says he's fine after bad fall, but bares injury fear lingers

Feb 02, 2019 - 9:20 PM

The spitfire guard sits out the final 3 minutes of NLEX's win over Meralco after hurting the same knee he injured last season

MISSING TIME. Kevin Alas missed two whole conferences last year due to a torn ACL on his right knee. Photo from PBA Images


Erram clutch block seals NLEX win over Meralco

Feb 02, 2019 - 7:24 PM

The Road Warriors win their second straight game thanks to the 6-foot-8 center's clutch play on the defensive end

MAIN MAN. Poy Erram submits another all-around game for the NLEX Road Warriors. Photo from PBA Images


DPWH starts construction of new NLEX interchange near Philippine arena

Feb 01, 2019 - 1:45 PM

The first phase of the Ciudad de Victoria interchange is set to be completed by October, ahead of the opening of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games

GROUNDBREAKING. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar leads the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ciudad de Victoria interchange near Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Erram breathes sigh of relief as he finally wins with NLEX

Jan 27, 2019 - 10:50 PM

The Road Warriors halt a three-game skid all thanks to the 6-foot-8 big man's excellent play on both ends

WINNING TRACK. Poy Erram does not see his effort go to waste this time. Photo from PBA Images


NLEX wastes huge lead, but still beats Columbian for 1st win

Jan 27, 2019 - 7:06 PM

Poy Erram steadies the ship in the payoff period as the Road Warriors snap a three-game skid

COMEBACK SHORT. The Columbian Dyip falls short of their comeback bid as the NLEX Road Warriors crack the winning column. Photo from PBA Images


Guiao rues turnovers, 'bad officiating' as NLEX remains winless

Jan 24, 2019 - 10:30 AM

The fiery mentor, though, says hope is not lost for the Road Warriors as they seek for that breakthrough win

SLUMP. Yeng Guiao and the Road Warriors could not catch a break after absorbing their third straight loss. Photo from PBA Images


Clutch Pogoy gives TNT first win as NLEX slump continues

Jan 23, 2019 - 10:04 PM

The KaTropa squander a double-digit lead but manage to pull through in crunchtime

STEADY FORCE. Roger Pogoy stars again as TNT avoids a 0-3 start. Photo from PBA Images


Anthony anchors NorthPort to 2-0 start vs NLEX

Jan 20, 2019 - 7:07 PM

The Batang Pier have now matched the number of games they won in the Governors' Cup last season

RACKING IT UP. Stanley Pringle and NorthPort remain unbeaten in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup. Photo from PBA Images


Kevin Alas 'like a rookie again' in long-awaited NLEX return

Jan 19, 2019 - 4:06 PM

'I was so excited last night. I was sleepless from excitement, I felt like a rookie again,' says Kevin Alas

NEW BEGINNINGS. Kevin Alas feels like he's starting anew as he gets back on the court after 10 months. Photo by PBA Images

Rain or Shine bests debuting Erram, NLEX

Jan 18, 2019 - 9:35 PM

James Yap delivers a vintage performance as Rain or Shine rains on Poy Erram's welcome parade at NLEX

Photo from PBA Images

Not chasing Jawo, Asi Taulava might play last PBA season

Jan 10, 2019 - 7:05 PM

Seeing action in his 20th season, the NLEX veteran says he just wants to enjoy the ride

Asi Taulava. Photo from PBA Images

Alyssa Valdez is NLEX muse at 2019 PBA Opening

Jan 08, 2019 - 2:19 PM

Volleyball phenom Alyssa Valdez continues to support the NLEX Road Warriors as the team's muse at the 2019 PBA opening

PHENOM. NLEX chooses Alyssa Valdez to be their muse as she embodies the same values as the team in volleyball. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

It's official: NLEX gets Erram in 3-team trade involving Desiderio, Tratter

Dec 28, 2018 - 3:59 PM

The Road Warriors get a quality big man who is a consistent double-double machine and a proven two-way player

NEW TEAMS. Paul Desiderio (left) and Abu Tratter (right) have been shipped from NLEX to Blackwater for Poy Erram. Photos from PBA Images


Desiderio raring to play amid trade rumors: 'Kahit saan mapunta'

Dec 16, 2018 - 11:52 PM

Whether or not Paul Desiderio stays with NLEX, the former UP star is all set to bring that fighting heart to the pros

Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

NLEX gets No. 4 pick, trades Mallari, Marcelo to Phoenix

Dec 13, 2018 - 1:26 PM

Phoenix Fuel Masters head coach Louie Alas gets his wish of acquiring a point guard and a big man

NEW SQUAD. Alex Mallari will play in his fifth PBA team after 6 years in the league. Photo from PBA Images


Yeng Guiao: 'Major revamp' coming for NLEX

Nov 08, 2018 - 4:06 PM

NLEX head coach Yeng Guiao targets 'quality' big men to reinforce the squad for the 2019 season

'EMBARRASSING'. Yeng Guiao thinks that NLEX closed out the 2018 PBA season in very embarrassing effort. Photo from PBA Images

Ginebra cruises past NLEX for semis berth

Nov 06, 2018 - 9:18 PM

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel sets up a semis clash with the Magnolia Hotshots in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup semifinals

BLOW OUT. Japeth Aguilar leads Barangay Ginebra to the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup semifinals. Photo courtesy of the PBA media group

Tiu notches new career-high to lift import-less Rain or Shine over NLEX

Nov 03, 2018 - 7:07 PM

The 33-year-old gives it his all in what could be his last game in the PBA

WATCH: How does golf fire up Kiefer Ravena?

Oct 27, 2018 - 2:47 PM

While serving his FIBA suspension, the basketball star rediscovers his competitive spirit in golf

Scolded by Guiao for miscue, Quiñahan takes over in NLEX's OT win

Oct 26, 2018 - 9:48 PM

Kept quiet for the first 4 quarters, the sweet-shooting forward catches fire in the extra period to help the Road Warriors stun Alaska

CLUTCH. JR Quiñahan delivers the goods as NLEX inches closer to a quarterfinals berth. File photo by PBA Images


NLEX rides Fuller's 40-20 night to edge Alaska

Oct 26, 2018 - 7:27 PM

The Road Warriors regain their bearings just in time to put one foot in the quarterfinals door with a 5-5 card

MONSTER. Aaron Fuller delivers the goods with 42 points and 22 rebounds. Photo from PBA Images


DPWH finally acquires right of way for NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10

Oct 19, 2018 - 4:40 PM

Public Works Secretary Mark Villar says NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 will 'hopefully be completed in time for the Christmas rush'

FINALLY COMPLETE. The Department of Public Works and Highways delivered the complete right-of-way acquisition for the NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10. Photo from DPWH Secretary Mark Villar's Facebook page

Amer, Durham star as Meralco snaps franchise's longest losing streak

Oct 14, 2018 - 7:22 PM

The two combine for 33 points in the final frame alone to electrify the Bolts to a come-from-behind win over NLEX

LEADING THE CHARGE. Allen Durham flexes his muscles with another all-around effort to lead Meralco to its first win in almost two months. Photo from PBA Images


Phoenix gifts birthday boy Alas 26-point beating of NLEX

Oct 10, 2018 - 7:26 PM

The Fuel Masters zero in on their first quarterfinals berth after 3 straight conferences of missing the playoffs

BEAST. Eugene Phelps eclipses the half century mark as Phoenix rolls over NLEX. Photo from PBA Images


Even with potential Gilas job coming up, Guiao to still run for Congress

Oct 06, 2018 - 6:45 PM

The fiery mentor is seeking to reclaim the seat he lost to Jon Lazatin in 2016

Caguioa joins 10,000-point club as Ginebra whips NLEX

Oct 05, 2018 - 9:30 PM

'The Spark' becomes only the 16th player in the 43 years of the PBA to achieve the feat

RARE FEAT. Mark Caguiao finishes with 16 points to compile exactly 10,000 points in Ginebra's dominant win over NLEX. Photo from PBA Images


Returning Guiao gets perfect gift as NLEX deals Blackwater first loss

Sep 26, 2018 - 6:53 PM

The Road Warriors snap the Elite's four-game winning streak just as coach Yeng Guiao returns from national team duties

ALL-AROUND. Kenneth Ighalo chips in 18 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists for the NLEX Road Warriors. Photo from PBA Images


After Asiad stint, Standhardinger drops career-high for San Miguel

Sep 01, 2018 - 9:19 PM

The Beermen dispatch NLEX to open their 2018 PBA Governors' Cup campaign on the right track even minus injured June Mar Fajardo

SCORING CLINIC. Christian Standhardinger drops a career-high in points right after suiting up for the national team in the 2018 Asian Games. Photo from PBA Images


Aaron Fuller returns to PBA with a bang

Aug 29, 2018 - 8:52 PM

With Fuller, NLEX clinches its third win in four games to start the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup

QUICK IMPACT. Aaron Fuller returns to the PBA with a bang with a 35-20 performance for the NLEX Road Warriors. Photo from PBA Images


NLEX to welcome Yeng Guiao back with winning record

Aug 29, 2018 - 7:18 PM

The Road Warriors top Columbian to notch their third win in four games, just right before their firebrand coach returns from the 2018 Asian Games

KEY CONTRIBUTOR. Larry Fonacier finishes with 17 points as the NLEX Road Warriors keep the Columbian Dyip winless. Photo from PBA Images


Lee-less Magnolia whips erstwhile unbeaten NLEX by 30

Aug 22, 2018 - 10:05 PM

The Hotshots barely needed the services of Paul Lee as five players finished in double figures

DOUBLE-DOUBLE. Romeo Travis debuts for Magnolia with 21 points, 13 rebounds and 2 blocks. Photo from PBA Images


Defying doctors' advice, Ashaolu helps NLEX stay unscathed

Aug 20, 2018 - 12:04 AM

Revealed to have a 70% tear on his right patellar tendon, the Canadian-Nigerian import leads the Road Warriors to their second win in as many outings

LOVE FOR THE GAME. Olu Ashaolu says he won't let an injury stop him from playing basketball. Photo from PBA Images


NLEX rips NorthPort for 2nd straight win

Aug 19, 2018 - 7:15 PM

Injured Olu Ashaolu plays like a man possessed as he churns out 27 points, 13 rebounds and 3 assists

All-out Ashaolu hobbles to NLEX victory

Aug 18, 2018 - 8:47 AM

Nigerian-Canadian import Olu Ashaolu risks aggravating a knee injury to lead the Road Warriors past TNT KaTropa

RESILIENT. Olu Ashaolu bucks off pain to steer NLEX to a conference-opening win in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images


Guiao-less NLEX destroys TNT behind Ashaolu

Aug 17, 2018 - 9:45 PM

Road Warriors import Olu Ashaolu bucks injury to scatter 33 points, 23 rebounds and 3 assists

DPWH eyes NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 completion in 2018

Aug 16, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Right-of-way acquisition for the elevated expressway already stands at 95%

INSPECTION. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar inspects the NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 in Caloocan City on August 16, 2018. NLEX photo

LOOK: Proposed road network projects in Bulacan

Aug 08, 2018 - 7:56 PM

The proposed road network projects in Bulacan are seen to help boost the economy of Central Luzon

PROJECTS. NLEX and DPWH expands their road network plans. Image from NLEX

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Ex-national team coach Yeng Guiao backs Gilas after infamous brawl

Jul 05, 2018 - 8:03 AM

The firebrand tactician, who mentored the Philippine squad a decade ago, says the Australians should be blamed for the bench-clearing melee

DEFENSE. Yeng Guiao says Gilas Pilipinas players acted on their 'natural human instinct' when they figured in the full-blown skirmish with Australia. Photo from PBA Images


Impressive Chism debut props up Magnolia playoff hunt

Jul 04, 2018 - 9:26 PM

Wayne Chism makes immediate impact with his all-around game as the Hotshots improve to 5-5

ALL-AROUND. Paul Lee delivers 21 points, 6 assists and 4 rebounds for the Magnolia Hotshots. Photo from PBA Images


San Miguel inches closer to quarterfinals seat, eliminates NLEX

Jun 23, 2018 - 7:46 PM

All starters finish in double figures for the Beermen, who are a win away from securing a playoff berth

ON THE BRINK. Renaldo Balkman helps the Beermen move within a win from securing their spot in the playoffs with an all-around effort. Photo from PBA Images


LOOK: Kiefer Ravena works for an 8-pack, plays golf with Alyssa Valdez

Jun 22, 2018 - 1:57 PM

Check out what Kiefer Ravena is up to while serving his 18-month ban from basketball

GYM BUFF. Kiefer Ravena works out with his personal trainer everyday to stay in shape. Screen grab from Instagram (@kieferravena15)